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Forms

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Exemption Application
Required form to request tax exempt status, example: Churches, government, schools, non-profit agencies, etc.

Withdrawal from Homestead/Farmstead form

Change of Address Form
Required form to change mailing address.

Mobile Home Activity Report
Required form for mobile home park owners to report changes in ownership.

For the Assessment Appeal Form:
 
PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING
 
August 15, 2020 is the deadline for filing a 2021 Regular appeal and will be accepted the next business day; therefore, appeal forms must be filed on or before August 17, 2020 by 5:00 PM in order to be considered timely filed for the 2021 tax year.
 
It is important that the information on your appeal form be clear and legible. All supporting documentation should be submitted with the appeal form in order for the Board to make an informed decision at the time of the hearing.
 
Due to the current restrictions resulting from Covid-19, all appeals will be conducted via TELEPHONE. Instructions will be on your hearing notice.
 
If you have an expert witness or counsel, it is necessary for them to be on the same line at the time you call in for your hearing.

Appeal Form
Required form to appeal a property assessment. The appeal form is a two page document. It is important to read and complete both pages.

Appellant must provide one copy of all evidence submitted to be retained within the appeal file.

Please provide a picture of the subject property.

The appeal and filing fee must be received on or before the filing deadline. The appeal and any attachments may be filed by mail or in person at the above address. Appeal forms may not be sent via e-mail or fax.

NOTE: The open appeal period to file a Regular Appeal is July 1 to August 15.